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Genus Chrysobothris

Metallic wood-boring beetle - Chrysobothris Dead Buprestid - Chrysobothris Chrysobothris purpureovittata purpureovittata Horn - Chrysobothris purpureovittata little blue bug - Chrysobothris scitula Chrysobothris quadrilineata LeConte - Chrysobothris quadrilineata Chrysobothris viridiceps - female Chrysobothris octocola Metallic Wood Boring beetle - Chrysobothris chrysoela
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea (Metallic Wood-boring and False Jewel Beetles)
Family Buprestidae (Metallic Wood-boring Beetles)
Subfamily Buprestinae
Tribe Chrysobothrini
Genus Chrysobothris
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1), femorata species group in(2)
Explanation of Names
Chrysobothris Eschscholtz 1829
'golden-pitted'
Numbers
134 spp. in our area(3), >700 total(4)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(3)(4)